Launceston is a city in northern Tasmania, Australia, at the confluence of the North Esk and South Esk rivers, where they become the Tamar River (kanamuka). In 2021, Launceston had a population of 87,645. Launceston is the second most populous city in Tasmania after the state capital, Hobart. As of 2020, Launceston is Australia's 18th largest city. Launceston is the fourth-largest inland city and the ninth-largest non-capital city in Australia. Launceston is considered the most liveable regional city and one of the most popular regional cities to move to Australia between 2020 and 2021. Launceston was named Australia's City of the Year in 2022. Settled by Europeans in March 1806, Launceston is one of Australia's oldest cities, packed with historic buildings. Like many places in Australia, it is named after a city in the United Kingdom - Launceston, Cornwall. Launceston was also the site of the first use of anaesthetics in the Southern Hemisphere, the first Australian city to have an underground sewer system, and the first to be lit by hydroelectric power. The town has a marine climate with four distinct seasons and is significantly warmer than the southern part of the island in the summer. Local government is divided between the Launceston, Meander Valley and West Tamar City Councils. Find and hire a top agency or company for your next big project related to Digital Marketing, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Content Writing, Market Research, PR, Email Marketing, Mobile App Development, Web Design, Web application development, Media Planning and many more in Australia and other countries on AgencyNetwork.